GSV (Groupement de la Sidérurgie - Staalindustrie Verbond), founded in 1953, is the professional federation of steel companies producing or transforming steel in Belgium

GSV has 10 full members, representing in 2015 10.679 direct jobs and a turnover of some EUR 6.9 billion (for a more detailed view on the importance of the steel sector in Belgium, please see the annual reports in our 'Publications' section ).


  • represents and defends the sector at international, European, federal and regional level ;
  • offers its members a package of services ;
  • studies the evolutions in various issues such as the general economy, the market, social affairs, environment, transport, energy, raw materials and analyses their impact on the sector
  • informs about performances of the sector and collaborates with the Belgium - Steel Information Center to promote the material steel.